Monday 23 October 2017

Man quizzed over cannabis factory

About 600 cannabis plants were found during a raid at a house in Co Cok
About 600 cannabis plants were found during a raid at a house in Co Cok

Detectives are questioning a man after uncovering a cannabis factory.

Around 600 cannabis plants were found during a raid on the operation, at a house at Ron Na Killa, Tarelton, Co Cork, on Wednesday.

They have a street value of 480,000 euro, investigators said.

A 31-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

The suspect is being held at Bandon Garda station under section two of the Drug Trafficking Act.

Detectives described the cannabis-growing operation as a sophisticated cultivation system.

Press Association

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